Police Constable

The tasks a Police Constable is expected to perform include:

Maintaining the law and order in his beat

Serving summons and warrants, arresting criminals, controlling traffic and guarding treasures and important Government establishments and property

Familiarising himself with area and persons living in his beat so as to watch suspicious character and disreputable establishments

Reporting to the superior officers any unusual or unexplained events

Conducting investigation of petty cases and arresting criminals under warrant and keeping them into custody

Proficient in properly conducting investigation of cases

Ability to safely escorts criminals to jail, court or in journey

Proficient in performing duties of armed guard, criminal investigation and traffic controllers

Knowledge of laws and regulations of the country

Not applicable

Attention to detail


Quick decision making skills





Physically fit

It is field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Police stations usually work for 7 days a week and 24 hours everyday. This may vary from police station to police station

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 5,200 to INR 20,200 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Public Administration in India

Public administration in India plays a very important role, not only as an instrument of governance but a mechanism for social change and progress in the country. It not only protect its citizens from internal and external damages, but take an active role in the social, political, economic and cultural development of the country.

Better public administration comes with a disciplined society that has less crime rate and more peace and this is only possible with a good police force. So, the demand for Police Constable is very much there for continuous and proper public administration in India.

State government

Cities and towns across India